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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities

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This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 6920, SACRAMENTO, CA. The table also provides detailed information on PM-10 concentrations reported at individual monitoring stations within the MSA.

A glossary provides an explanation of key terms reported in the MSA tables.

PM-10 Concentration
1990-1994 Average Annual Mean: 31.9
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 39 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.12
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 488 (290-669)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 48
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 30 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 41 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 9,301
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 4,625
Auto Accident Deaths: 260
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 1,014,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Placer Co, CA
Sacramento Co, CA
Yolo Co, CA
Monitoring Stations
(State, County, City, Address)
Annual Mean
Year of
of Years
of Data
  Placer Co
   151 NO SUNRISE BLVD, ROSEVILLE, CA 24.3 65 1994 2
   DEWITT-108 "C" AVE, AUBURN 22.8 50 1990 4
   CITY HALL-33 S MAIN ST, COLFAX 22.0 44 1992 3
   204 'L' ST., LINCOLN, CA. 95648 30.2 84 1990 4
   SIERRA COLLEGE, ROCKLIN 26.1 51 1990 1
  Sacramento Co
   7400 SUNRISE BLVD., CITRUS HEIGHTS 34.5 116 1990 4
   1309 T ST., SACRAMENTO, CA. 95814 33.0 130 1991 4
   DEL PASO-2701 AVALON DR, SACRAMENTO 30.6 135 1990 4
   HLTH CTR-2221 STOCKTON BLVD, SACRAMENTO 31.9 143 1990 5
  Yolo Co
   40 SUTTER STREET, WOODLAND, CA 95695 34.7 84 1992 3
   132 15TH ST., WEST SACRAMENTO 35.0 121 1991 4
   117 W MAIN ST, WOODLAND 43.5 101 1991 1
   Annual Mean
PM-10 Concentration
PM-10 Concentration
National Ambient Air Quality Standards: 50150
California Ambient Air Quality Standards: 30 50
NRDC Recommended Standards: 17 33
All PM-10 concentrations are reported in (ug/m³).
Bold designates PM-10 Hotspots, individual monitoring stations among the top 50 annual mean concentrations in the U. S.
Italic designates PM-10 Hotspots, individual monitoring stations among the top 50 24-hour concentrations in the U. S. in 1994. (There were none in this MSA.)
Peak 24-hour PM-10 concentration reported is the highest value of the 2nd highest 24-hour concentration reported during a year for which data is available.
Metropolitan Statistical Areas are as defined by the Office of Management and Budget for 1980, except for New England, where areas are New England County Metropolitan Areas.

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